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May issue of SCIENCE

Comments on this year's SEC exams should be sent to:
Junior Science: Yvonne Higgins: yvehiggins@gmail.com
LC Biology: Úna Moroney: unamoroney@eircom.net
LC Chemistry: John Daly: odalaigh@iol.ie
LC Physics: Seán Finn: s.finn@ucc.ie


‘21st Century Schools of Distinction’

Computer Science and STEM innovations learning innovations in ‘21Century Schools of Distinction’ despite resource shortfall. A report on first year of Trinity Access 21 project supported by Google recommends Investment in resources and structural changes in schools required for progress.


UCD Professional Certificate for Entrepreneurial Educators

This unique course is open to practicing education professionals of all disciplines and subject areas in second and third level education.. The course runs from 13th June - 1st July. Applications close on 20th May. Bursaries to part cover fees are available.


One Good Idea National Final 2016

The overall winners of the One Good Idea competition were St. Mogue's College, Bawnboy, Cavan with their project "Showerlite". The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) One Good Idea 2016 National Final took place on 11th May at the Print Works in Dublin Castle.  
 


Irish Students triumph at Intel ISEF

A total of 3 awards (2 special awards and 1 category award) were picked up by Irish students attending the annual Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), which is the world’s largest high school science research competition in the World.


CIT 2 minute survey on developing an online science teaching laboratory

CIT is hoping to develop a teaching science laboratory that can do the following:


Sir David Attenborough

On May 8th 2016 David Attenborough celebrated his 90th birthday. A pioneer and legend in science communication, he has helped bring the wonder of nature to millions with his dulcet tones and spectacular documentaries, and he has no doubt inspired many science educationalists. We salute him and wish him continued good health.


NEW Data Science Course in DCU

DCU has a NEW course in Data Science. The course co-ordinators would welcome an invitation to deliver a presentation to your Higher Level Maths classes. If interested please contact them directly. Details attached. www.datascience.dcu.ie


Shackelton's Boat Journey in the Maritime Museum

Physics@Work cordially invites you to "An illustrated talk by John O'Reilly on Shackleton's 800 mile journey in a 20 foot boat in May 1916 and a tour of the Maritime Museum" will take place at 7.30pm on Thursday 5th May. Book a FREE ticket on: http://tinyurl.com/IopShackleton